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Sarah Freeman-Thibault: Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachia
Nov 14, 2017

“At Appalachian, everyone is different, so everyone can be themselves. There’s no Appalachian ‘normal,’” said Freeman-Thibault.

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Dr. Robert Hill

Dr. Robert Hill, Appointed to North Carolina Psychology Board
Nov 14, 2017

According to his students. Dr. Hill has said that, given the diversity of human behavior and personality, “being normal is a myth, and often overrated.”

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Arts at the Center: A History of Black Mountain College at Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

BRAHM Winter Exhibition: Featuring Black Mountain College
Nov 13, 2017

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) invites the community to celebrate the grand opening of three exhibitions with a reception on Thursday, November 30 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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Abraham Howell, sophomore, Charlotte, N.C.

Abraham Howell: Getting involved, trying new things
Nov 13, 2017

Applying to Appalachian State University seemed “a smart choice” to Abraham Howell of Charlotte. Now a sophomore who is excelling both academically and socially, Howell said he’s glad he did.

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Dr. Nancy S. Love Professor, political science Department of Government and Justice Studies

2017 Award for Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance: Dr. Nancy S. Love
Nov 10, 2017

The Appalachian chapter described Dr. Love as a “tireless proponent of academic freedom issues.”

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Ten Computer Science students from Appalachian presented at SNCURS 2017

Computer Science students present at SNCURCS 2017
Nov 10, 2017

Ten students from Appalachin's Computer Science Department presented their research at State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium(SNCURS) 2017 at Campbell University in early November.

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Razan Farhan Alaqil speaks at the MiSK-UNDP Youth Forum 2017, held in September in New York City. Photo submitted

Razan Farhan Alaqil: Representing Saudi youth on the world stage
Nov 9, 2017

Political science major Razan Farhan Alaqil is originally from Saudi Arabia and has been the Saudi youth representative to the United Nations.

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Honors senior anthropology major, Evie Giaconia, Conducts Thesis in the Ecuadorian Rainforest

Evie Giaconia Conducts Thesis in the Ecuadorian Rainforest
Nov 8, 2017

Honors senior anthropology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Evie Giaconia spent this past summer in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest conducting ethnographic research for her Honors thesis.

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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) campus index for 2017

AASHE: Appalachian Rankings in the Sustainability Campus Index
Nov 8, 2017

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) campus index for 2017 was released. The Sustainable Campus Index recognizes top-performing colleges and universities overall by institution type and in 17 sustainability impact areas, as measured by the S

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Appalachian ACT Students at Farm Cafe: A community of ‘doers’

A community of ‘doers’
Nov 2, 2017

The Appalachian Community pulls together to address food insecurity in the High Country

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4th Annual Appalachian Safety Summit Announced for 2018

4th Annual Appalachian Safety Summit Announced for 2018
Nov 1, 2017

The 4th Annual Appalachian Safety Summit will be occurring in Boone, N.C. on May 1-2, 2018. Previously, the summit has educated and informed safety employees, teams and managers about the latest research in behavioral safety approaches to safety culture change.

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Evan Montpellier

Geography major finds adventure and stories in the field
Oct 31, 2017

Digging a snowpit, setting up tents or strapping bags on horses high in the Andes is a long way from day-to-day life in Greensboro. 

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Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series

Poet Vivian Shipley to conclude Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series
Oct 31, 2017

The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University will conclude with two presentations by Vivian Shipley, a poet, critic and award-winning teacher. Shipley will present a craft talk on “The Poetry of Witness” and will read from her work.

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